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5 August, 2015

St. George Spirits Tasting Room

St. George Spirits Tasting Room
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Since I moved to the Bay Area two years ago, I’ve heard countless admonitions that I hadn’t been to St. George Spirits (2601 Monarch St., Alameda Point), one of the first craft distilleries in the US. Even more recently, that’s shifted to countless admonitions to check out Faction Brewing, housed next door, as beer appeals
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13 March, 2013

New Orleans Adventures: Daytime Eats, Drinks, and Sights

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I bet you never thought I’d finish my New Orleans series! This is the fifth and final installment. Blog #1 was on sights to the north of Lake Pontchartrain, Blog #2 was on dining at night, and Blog #3 was on drinking at night. Blog #4 took us through the Honey Island Swamp. This time
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27 February, 2013

New Orleans’ Adventures: Honey Island Swamp Touring

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This is the fourth entry in a series on my December New Orleans vacation. Lest you think this many entries is a few too many, just know New Orleans has always been high on my list of cities to visit, so I was pretty excited to finally do so! Blog #1 was on the north
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20 February, 2013

Cocktails and Other Night Sights in New Orleans

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Cocktails and Other Night Sights in New Orleans Last time, we covered the bevy of food I ate after dark in New Orleans. In this post, we’ll take a look at all the tantalizing libations Ben and I imbibed in the Big Easy in early December. You may question this claim by the end, but
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8 February, 2013

Eats and Night Sights in New Orleans

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Eats and Night Sights in New Orleans Why, you might ask, are you focusing on dining at night in New Orleans? Isn’t the food there good anytime? Of course it is! But one must make distinctions between their blog posts somehow, and with the massive amount of eating we did in New Orleans, I figured
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4 February, 2013

Travelogue: Abita Springs and Covington, LA

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The hubby and I did a whirlwind tour of New Orleans and the surrounding areas in early December. The quintessence of the city—Cajun food, voodoo religion, laissez faire—has always placed it high on my list of places to see. I had considered moving there not long before Hurricane Katrina hit. Its pull on me is
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4 March, 2011

Papa Mojo’s Mardi Gras Festivities on 3/8/11

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Word is getting around about Papa Mojo’s Mardi Gras Festivities this coming Tuesday. If I’m recovered from my fifth anniversary celebrations this weekend, you can bet I’ll make this event! When else do you get the chance for a midnight breakfast buffet?! Here’s the official press release: PAPA MOJO’S ROADHOUSE THIRD ANNUAL MARDI GRAS PARTY
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